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reporter

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noun re·port·er \ri-ˈpȯr-tər\

Simple Definition of reporter

  • : a person who writes news stories for a newspaper, magazine, etc., or who tells people the news on radio or television

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reporter

  1. :  one that reports: as a :  a person who makes authorized statements of law decisions or legislative proceedings b :  a person who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceeding c (1) :  a person employed by a newspaper, magazine, or television company to gather and report news (2) :  a person who broadcasts news

reportorial play \ˌre-pə(r)-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌrē-\ adjective
reportorially play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of reporter in a sentence

  1. She's a reporter for one of the major networks.

  2. <the reporter was careful to ask as many questions as possible without annoying anyone>



14th Century

First Known Use of reporter

14th century


Law Dictionary

reporter

noun re·port·er

Legal Definition of reporter

  1. :  one that reports: as a :  one who makes authorized statements and publications of court decisions or legislative proceedings; also :  a publication in which such reports are reproduced — see also citation — compare advance sheet b :  one who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceeding; specifically :  court reporter






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